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Having some slight issues with BF 3 i recently reinstalled it as i reformatted and everything was going fine u then went and reverted back to my over clocked settings and all of a sudden after anywhere from 1 min to 15 mins the game will freeze up and go to a black screen or minimise itself and if i try to bring it back up again it'll freeze and ill have to restart.

I have tried the following

Switching Physx to CPU instead of auto - No Joy
Reverting to stock clocks on both GPU & CPU - No Joys
Lowering graphics settings - No Joy

My temps on the CPU never go above 40C & GPU never go above 42C

I can sit and play Anno 2070 all day long with the over clocked settings and everything up full with no issues I've also ran Vantage repeatedly with no issues what so ever so I'm going to say that BF 3 is the issue here, Im running the most recent graphics drivers as of Friday

Any help would be appreciated !

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my freind had the exact same issue he downgraded his gpu drivers and that took care of it!!
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So downgrade from 296.10 to what lower version, also where can i get my hands on them ?
     
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I have also been having this problem however sometimes I will get lucky and be able to play with no problems for an hour or so. I would like to know how to fix it also.As bio said I can do anything on my computer and have nothing else crash or do the same exact thing as BF3 does.
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So downgrade from 296.10 to what lower version, also where can i get my hands on them ?

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Just reverted back to 285.79 and still the same issue, I ran driver sweeper before reinstalling drivers.

Anyone have any other ideas ?

GPU temps never went above 40C and it lasted about 3 mins then minimized
     
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I seem to have sorted it for myself, Lowering the clocks to around 772/1544 and i have no issues what so ever so.

It is not nVidia driver related seem to be as of the most recent patch BF3 does not like overclocked GPU's even slightly overclocked ! thumb.gif
     
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I seem to have sorted it for myself, Lowering the clocks to around 772/1544 and i have no issues what so ever so.
It is not nVidia driver related seem to be as of the most recent patch BF3 does not like overclocked GPU's even slightly overclocked ! thumb.gif

I'm playing BF3 on my 680 at a clock speed of 1242... :/
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Did this happen Randomly? Or after some upgrade? Maybe your PSU is giving out. My 1GHZ Overclock on my 6950 runs fine with Battlefield.
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I'm playing BF3 on my 680 at a clock speed of 1242... :/

Different card altogether mate, google the issues it seemt to stem around the 580

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Did this happen Randomly? Or after some upgrade? Maybe your PSU is giving out. My 1GHZ Overclock on my 6950 runs fine with Battlefield.

I dont think so mate its a brand new build plus as stated in the first post i can play everything else with no issues what so ever


just to add now that ive bumped the clocks down im running on the latest nVidia drivers and everything up at Ultra at 1080p and have no issues what so ever
     
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